Why We Love This Tour

“I felt so goofy on these Segways at first, but I also had one of the best days I’ve had in San Francisco zipping around and exploring. I loved checking out Golden Gate Park this way!”

– Lauren C.

Tour Highlights

Tour San Francisco by Segway on 5 different guided tours:

  • Wharf & Waterfront: Fisherman’s Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, North Beach
  • Golden Gate Park: De Young Museum, Academy of Sciences, Japanese Tea Garden, Conservatory of Flowers, Stow Lake
  • Night Tour: Chinatown, North Beach, Fisherman’s Wharf, Bay Lights
  • Advanced Hills: Russian Hill, North Beach, Telegraph Hill, Lombard St, Pier 39
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Retail Price: $80

Web Price: $75

*riders must be 12 years or older and weigh between 100lbs – 250lbs (46-115 kilos). ADVANCED TOURS will not be provided to passengers without previous Segway experience. No refund will be given if you book the advanced tour product and are not an experienced rider.

Golden Gate Park
Glide though Golden Gate Park on fully narrated segway tours
Cruise down the Waterfront at Fishermans Wharf
Cruise down the Waterfront at Fishermans Wharf
Ride through Golden Gate Park and the Conservatory of Flowers
Ride through Golden Gate Park and the Conservatory of Flowers

Ride your segway to Chinatown on the Night Tour

Ride your Segway to Chinatown on the awesome Night Tour

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Overview

San Francisco Segway Tour

 

Soaring views, exhilarating hills, famous sights—what more could you ask for? On these routes you’ll cruise the Waterfront, climb steep hills, learn the history of Little Italy, explore Chinatown alleys, and see the hidden sights of Golden Gate Park—all in a fraction of the time you’d spend walking*. One-on-one training and radio-receiver commentary assure your comfort and safety and make sure you learn all about the city on your ride. You won’t just see tourist attractions – you’ll BE one! If you’re an advanced rider, there’s even a special tour for you, exploring some of the steep hills and pathways in San Francisco’s neighborhoods.*Weather permitting. Some activities are not accessible in extreme weather or due to road closures. Every attempt will be made to find comparable activities if these options are not available during your trip.

 

Wharf and Waterfront Tour: The most sensational way to see the City by the Bay! This one-of-a-kind fully guided & narrated experience takes you on a memorable and fun tour along San Francisco’s picturesque waterfront and along Fisherman’s Wharf.

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Golden Gate Park Tour: This fun and informative tour is a sensational way to see this 1000+ acre park! This fully narrated journey will take you to the Park’s best views and hidden locations while a professional guide provides you with the history and tales of this oasis in the city.

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Chinatown/North Beach Night Tour: This evening exploration will take you to the best views and hidden locations in three famous San Francisco Neighborhoods: North Beach/”Little Italy”, Chinatown, & Fisherman’s Wharf/Embarcadero. This one of-a-kind tour will leave you with memories for a lifetime.

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Advanced Hills: This Advanced Segway Tour is for experienced guests who want to see a little more & test the machine a little further. What better testing grounds than the hills of San Francisco? This tour includes scooting up Russian Hill, riding down the world’s “crookedest street”, seeing the sights in North Beach Little Italy and a glide along the waterfront.

ADVANCED TOURS: All Guests on this advanced tour must have taken a 2+ hour Segway Tour on a newer version of the Segway i2 with lean steer. Our tours or a full 2+ hour tour in another city in the last 12 months will qualify you. A five minute test ride or tours the older version ( non moving handlebar design) of the Segway do not qualify. All members of your group must have the minimum experience. NO REFUND or exchange will be given for booking an advanced tour without the proper experience.

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Route Options

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WHARF & WATERFRONT

The Segway Tour route follows the waterfront and allows guests great views of San Francisco Bay and the City Skyline. After a 40 minute training session on how to safely operate the Segway, you will explore the San Francisco waterfront for two hours. Tours are limited to ten riders per tour guide. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver so they don’t miss a detail of what the guide is saying about each site seen on the tour. Numerous stops are made for photos – so don’t forget your camera. You’ll see:

  • Cable Car turn-around
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Fisherman’s Wharf, Dungeness Crab Stands, and picturesque fishing harbors
  • Historic sailing ships at Hyde Street Pier
  • WWII Liberty Ship and Submarine Pampanito
  • Ghirardelli Square – home of delicious chocolate
  • Spectacular views of Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Municipal Pier and Aquatic Park
  • Loop through North Beach San Francisco’s Little Italy

GOLDEN GATE PARK TOUR

A combination of designated trails, bike paths and low speed-light traffic streets are used to conduct the guided tour of the Park. After a 40 minute training on how to safely operate the Segway, you’ll explore the sights of Golden Gate Park for two hours. Explore 8 miles of the Eastern part of Golden Gate Park which covers both the famous landmarks and many hidden and less explored areas. Your experienced and fun tour guide will narrate your tour through a compact single ear-bud sound system. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver so they don’t miss a detail of what the guide is saying about each site seen on the tour. You’ll see:

  • The de Young Museum
  • The California Academy of Sciences
  • The Music Concourse & Temple of Music
  • Lily Pond, Fern Grotto and Storybook Cross
  • The Historic Carousel & The Lawn Bowling Courts
  • The National Aids Memorial
  • Shakespeare Garden, Stow Lake & Strawberry Hill
  • The Rose, Rhododendron & The Dalihia Gardens
  • Redwood Grove and Pioneer Log Cabin
  • The Japanese Tea Garden
  • The Conservatory of Flowers
  • Botanical Gardens

SEGWAY NIGHT TOUR

Explore San Francisco by Night on this unique and fun-filled tour. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach, Chinatown and the Water front. After a 40 minute training session on how to safely operate the Segway, you will glide through lively neighborhoods for a total of two hours. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver so they don’t miss a detail of what the guide is saying about each site seen on the tour. Numerous stops are made for photos – so don’t forget your camera. Explore these neighborhoods:

North Beach Little Italy: This famous culinary destination prides itself on authentic Italian fare and bustles with activity both day and night. Stop in Washington Square Park, near St. Peter and Paul Church, and learn about the authentic Beat Generation in North Beach. Chinatown: A veritable city within a city. Cruise through historic Chinatown and past hidden alleys in the largest Chinese community outside of Asia. As the tour moves farther east, enjoy romantic night views of the Transamerica Pyramid and the Ferry Building. Fisherman’s Wharf & Waterfront: See hidden gems like Fish Alley, Fisherman’s Chapel, a WWII Liberty Ship, and the Pampanito submarine. Pause to take in breathtaking nighttime views of the Alcatraz Lighthouse and the twinkling lights of the Bay Bridge.

Before returning to Fisherman’s Wharf, the tour will loop back from the edge of the Financial District and along the breath talking Water Front. Cruise past historic piers along the Embarcadero while the San Francisco Bay glitters against the night. Return to the starting point, and perhaps visit the Buena Vista Café after the tour ends for a taste of their famous Irish coffee.

ADVANCED HILLS TOUR

Your narrated “San Francisco Hills and Crooked Street Advanced Rider Segway Tour” will feature spectacular views of San Francisco Bay. Your experienced and fun tour guide will narrate your tour through a compact single ear-bud sound system. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver.
Cruise through Aquatic Park and to the end of Municipal Pier. See the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, great views of Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge and unbelievable bay vistas. Climb the slopes of Russian Hill – the affluent residential neighborhood’s name goes back to the Gold Rush-era when settlers discovered a small Russian cemetery at the top of the hill. Enjoy sweeping Russian Hill views of Alcatraz, Coit Tower, The Bay Bridge and San Francisco Bay.
Peek down Hidden Stairways and Paths and see some of San Francisco’s 350 hidden stairways and pedestrian-only lanes. Climb past the Cable Cars to the peak of Lombard Street and then glide down the world’s most famous “Crooked Street!”
Cruise towards North Beach on the slopes of Telegraph Hill. North Beach is the city’s most European neighborhood, with a primarily Italian flavor. Recently it was honored as one of the 10 greatest neighborhoods in the country. Stop and see St. Peter and Paul’s Church and Washington Square Park, the center of “Little Italy.” Return to the waterfront near Pier 39 – home of the sea lions, and one of the top tourist attractions in the nation. You will see Historic Fishing fleets and crab stands as you glide back to the starting point.
Numerous stops are made for photos – so don’t forget your camera.

  • Aquatic Park & Municipal Pier
  • Maritime National Historical Park
  • See Alcatraz & the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Russian Hill
  • Coit Tower
  • Cable Cars
  • Lombard Street (San Francisco’s “Crookedest Street”)
  • North Beach
  • Telegraph Hill
  • St Peter and Paul’s Church
  • Washington Square Park
  • Pier 39

NOTE: Riders must be 18 years old if not accompanied by a guardian.

Tour Details

About Your San Francisco Segway Tour

Departure: Fisherman’s Wharf or Golden Gate Park (departure times depend on tour selected)

Duration: Approx 2.5 hours (incl 40 min training session)

Transportation: Segway

Includes:

  • Segway rental
  • Narrated guided tour by professional guide
  • Safety & operation training
  • Safety gear (vest, helmet, etc)
  • Radio transmitter and ear bud for narration
  • Blinky headlight (night tour only)

Not included:

  • Guide gratuity (optional)

 

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The Segway Tour Was So Much Fun!

“My friends and I had so much fun touring San Francisco on segways!! Cass was an awesome teacher, so funny and knowledgeable during the tour. We highly recommend doing this to anyone! Training was easy and anyone (even as un-coordinated as me) can do it!”

Julia G. Travelled April 2018 San Francisco Segway Tour

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